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" When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things... "
Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ... - Page 22
by John Milton - 1753 - 721 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...state compar'd ! aoo When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing, all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; my self I thought , Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 All righteous things : therefore,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...state compar'd ! aoo When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing, all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; my self I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 All righteous things : therefore,...
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Lives of Eminent Unitarians: With a Notice of Dissenting Academies, Volume 1

William Turner - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1840 - 417 pages
...state compared! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all r(fy mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good, myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefor* above...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 48

Methodist Church - 1866
...says of himself: " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing : all my mind wag set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things." He seems to...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

England - 1841
...holy life : — ' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good. Myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore above...
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The Four Gospels: Mark, Luke, and John

Abiel Abbot Livermore - Bible - 1842
...state compared ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All rightHOus things; therefore, above...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...stale compar'd ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set l: And who but wishes to invert the laws Of order, sins against th* E : myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore, above...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...state compared ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore, above...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 8

1843
...says : " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Desirous to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good." Such is the nature of Genius — such the manner in which it is often developed. It delights to leave...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

Christianity - 1841
...holy life : — ' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good. Myself I thought Born to that end, bora to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore above...
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